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Touchstone Cool

Wayland’s Smithy – 11 October 1987 If you’ve been following my posts from the very beginning in 2014, you would have come across a poem I wrote in 1987 to commemorate a visit to this long barrow. Now I want … Continue reading

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Mister Rogers: Therapist?

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Some films are targeted at children, most at adults; this one is aimed directly at the child in each of us.   Fred Rogers is a very nice man. Lloyd Vogul, a hurt man-child … Continue reading

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A Little Lost Glove on the Pavement

Putting Away Childhood Things As far as images go, this one of the lost glove seemed to touch a nerve with me this morning, when I came across it while walking one of our dogs. By itself, it has no … Continue reading

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Stranger (to myself)

  I moved away from Canada in nineteen-eighty-five: I wanted to see how the other half survived; The Brits were somewhat welcoming to me, There were so many places I wanted to be.   But I didn’t realize how much … Continue reading

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Vancouver Christmas Lights 1984

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108 Windsor Road, Torquay, UK

Twenty-five years ago, I bought this house in Torquay. The photograph above the fireplace was a shot through the entrance of Montsegur that I took one year before.

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Something to Pass the Time of Day

Time Passages Al Stewart followed up his smash hit Year of the Cat with this time traveling song. Here are the lyrics: It was late in December, the sky turned to snow All round the day was going down slow … Continue reading

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